Club Fair

by Precious Leonard Left to right: June Otey, Treasurer, with a double Major in Business and Accounting. Ryan Woods, PR, Major: Sports Management. President Nasheim Bryant with a double in Business. The Black Student Union, or BSU, are determined to uphold their standards for community, spread diversity, and bring everyone together. President Nasheim Bryant said he […]

Ferrum Defeated By Huntingdon in Homecoming Game

by AnnGardner Eubank Ferrum Football faced a heartbreaker on their home turf on Saturday, September 23, the Homecoming Game. The Black Hats fought the Hawks of Huntingdon College to the nish but fell short three points with a nal score of 31-28. The Hawk’s are the league’s defending champions. Huntingdon headed into the second half […]

Ferrum Wins 2017 Annual Crooked Road Classic

by AnnGardner Eubank The Black Hats started their season strong with a nail-biting finish in the annual Crooked Road Classic, beating panther-rivals the Wasps at Emory and Henry on September 2. After a rough start, Ferrum managed to steal the lead just in the nick of time. “The game was close, closer than where we […]

Ferrum Makes It Into ODAC- Old Dominion Athletic Conference

by AnnGardner Eubank This past summer, Ferrum College announced that the school would be moving from the USA South Athletic Conference to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, commonly known as the ODAC. USA South serves nineteen different colleges and universities in the southern part of the East Coast, ranging from schools in Virginia to Georgia. […]

Alumni Spotlight: Graceanne Gershner

by Kaitlin Roeper The Iron Blade had the chance to catch up with Graceanne Gershner, a 2017 graduate, Delta Phi Epsilon sister, lacrosse goalie, and Art and Communications major. While at Ferrum, Grace managed to keep a 3.6 G.P.A all while being so involved, she considers herself to have had a well-rounded college experience. Since […]

Catching Up With Freshman

by Ashley Dalton Zita Gadia Q: Why did you come to Ferrum? A: I mainly came for wrestling and the beautiful scenery. Q: How do you like your stay so far? A: Everyone has been really nice. I enjoy being here because it is different from back home. Q: What are you looking forward to while you’re staying here? […]

Opinion Piece: Have Courtesy in Campus Dorms at Night

by Ashley Dalton As a freshman on campus, adjusting to the new college life has been a new learning experience. Observing the upperclassmen on campus has given me a guideline as to how I should present myself to the new environment. Doing so, I have also seen how other freshmen are adjusting to the change. I […]

Movie Review: IT

by Patrick Duggan It can’t be easy to make a serious movie about an evil, superpowered clown who kills children. The 1990 mini-series rendition of It, Stephen King’s iconic novel, caved under the pressure. If not for Tim Curry’s legendary performance as the title character, I doubt the story would have made it to reboot. […]

Catching Up with Nicole Lenez

by Francisco Flores Dean of Student Life & Title IX Coordinator Nicole Lenez grew up in Blooming eld, New Jersey. She is a Roanoke College alumni who really understands the small school setting, knowing that small schools have their own culture and personality. She considers herself to be a “boring individual,” but her hobbies say […]

Annual E-Term Fair: Everything You Need To Know


by Mary Stoudt Every year students are able to participate in an E-Term, which is a summer course that every student must take to graduate. There are a variety of E-Terms from math courses to traveling abroad. E-Term is a fun way to get involved and earn credits. For the 2018 E-Term there are a […]

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